2012 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio was the twelfth round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, August 5, 2012. The race was contested over 85 laps at the 2.258-mile (3.634 km) permanent road course at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, United States.
|12th round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season|
|Date||August 5, 2012|
|Official name||Honda 200|
|Location||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
2.258 mi / 3.634 km
191.930 mi / 308.881 km
|Weather||Temperatures reaching up to 93 °F (34 °C); wind speeds reaching up to 18.1 miles per hour (29.1 km/h)|
|Driver||Will Power (Team Penske)|
|Driver||Oriol Servia (Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)|
|Time||1:07.1757 (on lap 66 of 85)|
|First||Scott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)|
|Second||Will Power (Team Penske)|
|Third||Simon Pagenaud (Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports)|
The race was won by New Zealand racer Scott Dixon racing for Chip Ganassi Racing. Dixon finished 3.4 seconds ahead of Australian driver Will Power driving for Team Penske with Frenchman Simon Pagenaud finishing third for Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports. It was Dixon's second win for the year and Pagenaud's third top three finish for the year. More significant, Power's second place compared to the results for Ryan Hunter-Reay and Power's teammate Hélio Castroneves, put Power back into the lead of the championship.
1 Points include 1 point for pole position and 2 points for most laps led.
Standings after the raceEdit
- "Weather information for the 2012 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved January 25, 2015.
- "Official Box Score" (PDF). indycar.com. Indycar. 2012-08-05. Retrieved 2012-08-30.